Ondo 2020: We’re dedicated to hitch-free polls, burnt good readers changed – INEC Chairman
Following the destruction of over 5000 card readers within the ICT unit of the Ondo State headquarters of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, the Chairman of the fee, Prof Mammud Yakubu has disclosed that the cardboard readers have been changed.
The INEC boss revealed this on Wednesday in Akure whereas talking with newsmen throughout a three-day working go to to the State.
Recall that about 5,141 good card readers meant for the governorship election were burnt in the inferno that occurred on September 10.
In response to Prof. Yabuku, the go to was to have on-the-spot evaluation of the extent of preparedness of the fee forward of the October 10 governorship polls.
Whereas stressing that the governorship election within the State can be hitch-free as witnessed in Edo State final Saturday, Yakubu maitainted that the fee had made provision for the cardboard readers from different States and so they have been configured forward of the polls.
“Now we have already recovered some good card readers. We sadly misplaced over 5000 good card readers to the fireplace incident.
“Now we have, nonetheless, recovered by getting requisite numerous good card readers from neighbouring Oyo State,” he mentioned.
Yakubu defined that he was within the State to satisfy with the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Ambassador Rufus Akeju and Head of Departments forward of the October 10, Governorship Election in Ondo State.
He additionally said that throughout the go to, he would work together with all of the stakeholders within the election, together with conventional rulers within the State to make sure the success of the election.